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SANGHA Signup!

The folks at Sangha have just launched a new Parents Self Serve Signup.

Just click on this Signup link and enter our School Code:  Q4C453

How it works
Once you sign up on the self serve page, you will receive an email invitation from Sangha with easy instructions.  If you don't see the email invite, check other places it might be in your Junk, Spam, Social, Promotions, or other email Folders.
If you've signed up before and didn't see the invitation from Sangha, your invitation probably went to Spam.  Please try it again in this new, easy way.  Sign ups will be available in the Library at Back to School Night, September 8, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
What's SANGHA?
It's a free phone app that acts as an event calendar for your children, their teachers, and Graham School.  You can send messages directly to teachers, and see all your school information in one handy place.

SARC Available

Notice to parents: An electronic version of our School Accountability Report Card (SARC) is available by clicking here.

In addition, a paper copy is available in our school office for you to view.



Read Books - Raise Money - Get Prizes!

GPS is sponsoring a Read-A-Thon to raise funds for our school.  Please support our GPS and Graham School by signing your Graham student up for the Read-A-Thon.  Click Here to get started, then START READING!!



Traffic Safety - seguridad vial

As we begin the school year, Newark Police Department will begin citing drivers whenever necessary to encourage compliance of traffic laws and to reinforce that safety of our children is a priority.

There have been multiple incidents endangering children even a child being struck and several near misses.  Please remember that children’s cognitive abilities are still developing and they lack training and experience in traffic safety.  

Keys to avoid receiving a citation:

  • Drive Slow
  • Do not make illegal U-turns
  • Have car seats for children
  • Have seat belts on all passengers
  • Make a “full-stop” at stop signs

Putting our children at risk is not worth the few minutes you may save by rushing and breaking these suggestions.  Newark Unified School District and the Newark Police Department want to keep everyone safe.

Safety reminders for children walking to school:

  • Walk, don’t run across the street
  • Look left, look right and left again
  • Obey Walk/Wait signals
  • Do not cross at mid-block locations
  • Use crosswalks

Safety reminders for children biking to school:

  • Always wear a properly fastened and fitted helmet
  • Obey all traffic laws
  • Ride in the same direction as motor vehicles
  • Check traffic when changing lanes, crossing streets or turning
  • Use hand signals

From the Principal - Ms. Akilah Byrd


Dear Graham Families,


I cannot believe it is already March! Time flies when you are working hard, and the staff at Graham has been doing just that...working hard and having fun at our school events. As we March into the last few months of school I wanted to thank all of you for being involved in your child’s education.  Thank you to everyone for making our 6th Grade Science Camp Pasta Night fundraiser a huge success. We could have not done it without all of the donations & support from the community. Family Science Night was also a success and we hope that you all enjoyed the various science stations and the amazing rocket launch!


Please continue to make sure students have a quiet place for homework and time to read. Research shows that kids who read at least 20 minutes each day will improve their fluency, comprehension and vocabulary additionally, you can still sign your child up for a FREE Word Club account, with exclusive spelling and vocabulary content online at “spellingbee.com/word-club”. As we approach the end of the trimester this month and report cards come home, also feel free to set up a conference with your child's teacher if you have any questions.




Akilah Byrd